A new program makes Los Angeles the latest city to expand car-sharing opportunities to less affluent areas in hopes of not only lowering carbon emissions in some of the most polluted urban areas, but also expanding transportation opportunities for residents.
A lawsuit seeking class-action status was filed against Chipotle Mexican Grill alleging the fast-food chain failed to adequately compensate some employees for overtime work under a federal rule that went into effect late last year.
Chipotle faces lawsuit over overtime pay dispute
KCUR 89.3 — 24, 2018
President Donald Trump gave a wide-ranging address to the national Veterans of Foreign Wars conference Tuesday in Kansas City, discussing tariffs, foreign policy and immigration and criticizing Democrats.
Along with being the president of Ithaca College, Tom Rochon serves as chairman of the board of directors for Tompkins Financial Corporation. Questions have been raised over how Rochon spends his time and energy between the two jobs, given the current events regarding the racial climate at the college.
Questions raised over Rochon's job at financial Corporation
KCUR 89.3 — Aug. 2, 2018
Missouri voters have two tasks Aug. 7. One is choosing their candidates for the general election. The other is deciding whether Missouri should become a right-to-work state, effectively banning unions from requiring that workers pay dues.
Missouri Voters' choice on Right to Work tests labor's strength, and could weaken it
USA TODAY College — Feb. 21, 2017
The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights investigators will visit Cornell University next week in the midst of its sixth open Title IX violation investigation — the most of any university in the nation.
Civil rights office to visit Cornell, which now has the highest number of active Title IX investigations
USA TODAY — July 25, 2017
A kayaker paddling south of San Francisco earlier this month thought he hit a rock. Instead, he looked down to see a great white shark taking a bite out of his boat.
Sharks take a bite out of California's summer
The Ithacan — Oct. 4, 2018
The most recent Campus Climate Survey, conducted in Fall 2016, shows that almost 500 students reported difficulty affording food.
“It forced me to diet a little, to eat less,” junior Victoria Cummings said.
Students struggle with food insecurity at Ithaca College
The Ithacan — Jan. 28, 2016
Students protesting the racial climate at Ithaca College are not the only ones finding a collective voice with which to address institutionalized racism. In a tumultuous fall semester, at least 75 other colleges and universities have begun bringing their demands for change to their administrations.
Collective Momentum: College activists drive institutional change
KCUR 89.3 — July 14, 2018
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church has been a little rowdier than you might expect a church to be this summer. Every time the Croatian national team has played a World Cup match, generations of Croatian families have crammed inside a small bar in the basement. Hundreds more take seats throughout the building, spilling over into the bowling alley one room over and filling the gym upstairs.
Croatia's World Cup Run Energizes Immigrant Community In Kansas City, Kansas
KCUR 89.3 — July 26, 2018
“One of the ICE agents manhandled to grab the child. You could hear one of the attorneys identifying herself as the legal protection of the mother and child … and one of the ICE agents suddenly burst out with a full body push.”
Kansas City Immigration Attorney Says ICE Officer Pushed Her Down, Broke Her Foot
The Ithacan — November 30, 2016
While Ithaca College is still conducting an open presidential search to find its next president, colleges across the country are increasingly using closed searches to identify theirs. The next steps for the college’s search process remains unclear.